Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in Southeast Africa. The country is bordered by Zambia to the north, South Africa to the south, Botswana to the south-west and Mozambique to the east.
The capital and largest city is Harare. The second largest city is Bulawayo. The population of Zimbabwe is made up of approximately 15 million people. Zimbabwe has many official languages, with English, Shona, and Ndebele the most common.
Zimbabwe boasts a subtropical climate. Southern parts of the country tend to be the hottest and driest. The area around the Zambezi River being particularly hot. The Eastern Highlands experience cooler temperatures. The country’s rainy season generally runs from late October to March.
A journey to Zimbabwe is full of memorable moments. Soaring mountains, tumbling waterfalls, and vast plains where lions, elephants, zebra and more roam. Adventures are around every corner. From vibrant cities to areas of tranquillity such as Lake Kariba where fishing, water skiing and camping are popular activities. Another iconic destination such as the Hwange National Park is home to one of the biggest herds of elephants in the world. A wide range of animals such as the painted dog and the solitary civet are also a common sight in Hwange. And of course, a trip to Zimbabwe is not complete without visiting the majestic Victoria Falls – one of the natural wonders of the world.
Local taxis, buses, organised tour buses and regular flights provide inter and intra city connectivity. Visitors usually combine vacations with visits to South Africa, Mozambique & Botswana in exploring the amazing Southern Africa region and its diverse countries.